Set up your branch office in the UK and get a uk sole representative visa to oversee it
No minimum investment is required. However it has to be enough to run the business in the UK.
The UK Sole representative visa will be initially for 3 years.
The UK sole representative visa can be extended for 2 more years.
Apply for Permanent residence in the UK after 5 years.
Apply for British Citizenship after 6 years.
The UK overseas representative visa, also known as the UK sole representative visa, can be granted to individuals who hold a senior position within a company whose headquarters are outside of the UK. These companies are planning to set up representation in the UK, where this individual is appointed to be the sole representative of this company in the UK and responsible for running the business. No investments are required for this type of visa, although there are a set of requirements to be met.
In order to qualify for a Representative of an Overseas Business visa the applicant must satisfy the following requirements:
Sole Representative of an Overseas Business visa applicants must supply several documents with their application. These include:
UK Sole Representative visa holders can extend their stay in the UK if the above and following conditions are met:
An application for Indefinite Leave to Remain can be made once an applicant has held leave as a Representative of an Overseas Business for a period of 5 years. In order to be eligible for Indefinite Leave to Remain, an applicant must demonstrate that:
In the midst of COVID-19 outbreak, the Home Office quietly published a statement of changes to the Immigration Rules which will be coming into force on 4 June 2020. Applications submitted before that date will be considered under the Rules currently in place.
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